Where Can You Receive the Best Alcohol Counseling?
By Stepping Stone Center for Recovery on September 28, 2016

Where Can You Receive the Best Alcohol Counseling? When individuals are ready to overcome alcohol addictions, many treatment and therapy options can help. Alcohol counseling is arguably the most beneficial. Counseling can come in many varieties, but finding the best option may be challenging. These tips help explain where patients can receive the best counseling…

What is Addiction?
By Stepping Stone Center for Recovery on September 23, 2016

What is Addiction? Addiction covers a wide spectrum. Some people perceive addiction as a voluntary lack of discipline while others view it as an involuntary physical condition. So what is addiction? Well, according to the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM), addiction is a primary, chronic disease of brain reward, motivation, memory and related circuitry.…

What Are the Most Addictive Drugs?
By Stepping Stone Center for Recovery on September 19, 2016

What Are the Most Addictive Drugs? Drug addiction, whatever its form, is a serious condition that requires professional treatment. However, many people are curious to know which drugs are the most addictive. Although no two individuals or their addictions are alike, there are certainly some addictive drugs that have a stronger hold on their users…

What are Common Alcohol Detox Symptoms?
By Stepping Stone Center for Recovery on September 16, 2016

What are Common Alcohol Detox Symptoms? Anyone who’s ready to begin the process of recovering from an alcohol addiction will need to begin the process with a detox. A detox is cessation of alcohol consumption, and it can be tricky for those who are addicted. Because of the many alcohol detox symptoms that can crop…

The Dangers of Polysubstance Abuse
By Stepping Stone Center for Recovery on September 9, 2016

The Dangers of Polysubstance Abuse Using a mixture of drugs on a regular basis is a recipe for disaster. Known as polysubstance abuse, people may be seeking that “perfect” high to alleviate depression, a personality disorder or chronic pain. Depending on the underlying problem, this cocktail of drugs often brings relief from reality and a…

Can You Recognize Signs of Addiction?
By Stepping Stone Center for Recovery on September 2, 2016

Can You Recognize Signs of Addiction? Drug or alcohol addiction is a terrible way to live. Getting that next fix or drink is always on the mind of the addicted individual. No matter how hard this person tries to keep his or her personal nightmare a secret from others, telltale signs begin to emerge. Watching…

Why Addiction Counseling is Important Post Treatment
By Stepping Stone Center for Recovery on August 25, 2016

Why Addiction Counseling is Important Post Treatment Addiction treatment is integral for those wanting to break ties with addiction and experience sobriety. However, merely receiving treatment is not effective for a lifetime. Just like patients recovering from surgery might occasionally need checkups, patients recovering from addiction may occasionally require counseling. Addiction counseling offers a number…

Step One: Your Addiction Recovery Begins With Medically-Monitored Detox
By Stepping Stone Center for Recovery on August 9, 2016

Step One: Your Addiction Recovery Begins With Medically Monitored Detox These days, many people find themselves struggling with drug addiction and attaining subsequent addiction recovery. If this is your dilemma, know that healing and recovery begins with medically monitored detox. Let’s learn more about the importance of detoxification and how it contributes to your addiction…

How Drug Rehab Facilities Work
By Stepping Stone Center for Recovery on August 7, 2016

How Drug Rehab Facilities Work Prospective patients ready to take the next step and seek addiction treatment often want to know how drug rehab works. In order to be most effective, inpatient therapy is the ideal choice. By taking a closer look at drug rehab facilities, individuals struggling with addiction uncover how rehab prevents relapse…

How Should I Prepare Myself for Alcohol Addiction Therapy?
By Stepping Stone Center for Recovery on August 5, 2016

How Should I Prepare Myself for Alcohol Addiction Therapy? According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, there are 16.3 million adults in the United States struggling with alcohol abuse, and more than 88,000 people die from alcohol-related causes annually. Chances are many of those people never even sought alcohol addiction therapy. These…